Gus Gear Blog

Gus Gear’s mission to improve the safety and quality of life for those facing medical challenges goes beyond the production of our Central Line Vest, Ostomy Pouch Cover, G-Tube Wrap, Line Cover, and other accessories. We seek partnerships, not transactions, with customers, partners, investors, and stakeholders alike by providing resources and blog posts that can improve the patient and their family’s outcomes and quality of life.
Lessons from an Unintentional Entrepreneur

Lessons from an Unintentional Entrepreneur

A decade ago, I was a mom with a very sick child. My son’s health challenges required a product that did not exist, so with the spark of an idea and a sewing machine, I set out to solve the problem. I never imagined that what I created to help my son would grow into

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Summer Camps and Programs for Medically Complex Kids

9 of the Best Summer Camps and Programs for Medically Complex Kids

Kids with chronic illnesses, complex conditions, or disabilities have faced and will continue to face challenges, but what offers them a better chance to just be kids than summer camp? Summer and year-round programs designed specifically with complex medical conditions in mind do exist, and they offer a respite from doctors’ offices, hospitals, and the

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How To Secure Insurance Coverage for a Safety Bed

Original article written by Abram’s Nation on Oct. 14, 2020 One of the important questions we hear is how to obtain insurance coverage for a safety bed. The Safety Sleeper has been covered in many states through Medicaid, Medicaid HMOs, Medical Waiver and private insurance. Each state can be different, so it is important to know the insurance

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Medically complex child being comforted by their parent

Tips on Being an Advocate for Your Medically Complex Child

Advocating for a medically complex child means speaking up and communicating their needs—medical, educational, and emotional—to doctors, teachers, law makers, and even other family members. It is a full-time job in and of itself, and a very important one, as you well know. After all, you are your child’s spokesperson, first line of defense, and

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